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This week’s Geek of the Week isn’t entirely geeky. But it made so ridiculously happy because it is just so ridiculous, yet, in my humble opinion, awesome.
There are a number of Geeky Pleasures’ readers who do not read GeekMom, but would probably be interested in the following. A little while ago, I surveyed 104 Americans, 52 Canadians, and 19 people from the following commonwealth countries: New Zealand, Australia, Scotland, England, and Wales, quizzing them on their knowledge of 82 different “Canadianisms. The results are in.
Inhabitants of the UK: Prepare yourself! You are about to embark on a journey that is dark, a little wonky, action-packed, and rather tragic, when you pick up Batman Superman #1 now available at magazine retailers across the UK.
Today, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is being released in theatres around the world. Those of us in North America have to wait until Friday. However, while you are waiting, perhaps you would be interested in heading over to Quirk Books and taking a look at these nine Tolkien-themed cross-stitch patterns that I’ve curated.
If you are unaware of Paul and Storm’s Kickstarter campaign for their soon-t0-be newest album Ball Pit, the above video has most of the information you will need. The reason for this post is pretty simple. I really, really, really, REALLY want Paul and Storm to reach their next stretched goal: The PaulandStormonomicon, an anthology of very short stories and illustrations based on and/or inspired by Paul and Storm and their songs.
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With over 1 million views since it was published on December 3, 2013, changes are you’ve already witnessed the awesome that is this week’s Geek of the Week.
Many of you have may already be familiar with the above video: The Biggest Organism on Earth. The mention of the blue whale, immediately made me think of Poor Alan Davies, and all the times he has guessed “blue whale” on QI, only to be met with the klaxon. I was hoping to find a compilation video, consisting solely of Poor Alan Davies saying “blue whale,” followed by the klaxon. The internet failed me in that regard, but the following Alan Davies/Blue Whale video will suffice: